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  • NEWS RELEASE: Air Force Marathon prices increase March 8

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Participants of the Air Force Marathon can save a little money on registration this year if registered by March 8, when the second price increase will occur.As this year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Air Force Marathon, race director Brandon Hough is ready to welcome runners back to Wright-Patterson Air
  • Goldfein emphasizes fitness by walking (actually, running) the walk

    By the time he finished 13.1 miles later, the 59-year-old Goldfein was able to claim a personal achievement and something larger – a hard to miss statement from the highest levels about the critical role fitness plays in assuring that the Air Force meets every mission, every time and everywhere.
  • Passion for fitness drives AFIMSC colonel

    As an Air Force Academy cadet, Yvonne Spencer hated running. Now – 14 marathons, 15 sprint/Olympic-distance triathlons, 10 half-ironman triathlons and 7 Ironman triathlons later – she says her passion for the challenge of training and competing has helped her become a better Airman and leader.
  • Air Force Marathon registration to open January 1

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Registration for the 23rd Annual Air Force Marathon opens at midnight Jan. 1, 2019.  Runners can register at www.usafmarathon.com by clicking the registration tab.“We’re excited about offering an almost entirely new race experience that we believe runners will enjoy,” said Race Director Brandon
  • Miracle at the Marathon: CPR, training save life

    When retired Air Force Lt. Gen. John Hudson woke on the warm overcast morning of the Air Force Marathon, Sept. 15, he knew the weather would be a challenge. As ready as he was physically, what Hudson didn’t know was that his life-saving CPR and first aid training would be even more important on the course that day.
  • Deployed Airmen run in Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As more than 13,000 runners descended upon Wright-Patterson Air Force Base for the 22nd Air Force Marathon weekend, nearly 2,000 deployed Airmen in Qatar, Afghanistan, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Southwest Asia marked the 10th running of the marathon at deployed locations. “To be able to do a
  • Altered gate hours, road closures during Air Force Marathon

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will host the Air Force Marathon Sept. 15. Please note the following gate hours and road closures.Area A: Gate 1A (Fairborn)Gate 1A will be open from 4 to 5:30 a.m. for volunteers only. The gate will be closed from 5:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. as it is part of the marathon route. Operations return to normal hours following
  • Wright-Patt welcomes runners to the 22nd Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is ready to welcome tens of thousands of runners, spectators and vendors during Air Force Marathon weekend Sept. 13-15, 2018. “We could not be more excited to welcome so many people from all around the country, and even the world, for the 22nd running of the marathon,” said
  • Air Force Marathon Volunteer Registration Closes Aug. 31

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Volunteer registration for the 2018 Air Force Marathon ends Aug. 31. The event needs roughly 2,400 volunteers to put on the world-class endurance event that brings thousands of runners to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base every September. “We still have numerous opportunities for people to be involved,” said
  • Air Force Marathon announces Race Transfer Program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Registered runners unable to participate in the Air Force Marathon Sept. 15 now have a way to pass their registration onto another using the Race Transfer Program. "The transfer program is the only official way for runners to give their bib to another runner," said Race Director Brandon Hough.The transfer
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